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Coronavirus updates for King County members

The presence of coronavirus in our community is significantly impacting regular routines and creating unique challenges for the hospitality industry. Our first priority is promoting public health, for staff and

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Weekly Update — Letter from our CEO, coronavirus latest guidelines and restrictions

Hospitality CEO: Now is the time to act In a letter to Washington Hospitality Association members, our CEO Anthony Anton addresses the coronavirus and its impact on hospitality in Washington

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Coronavirus webinar summary

Here’s a brief list of some of the information and clarity conveyed at this morning’s coronavirus webinar. Let the biggest takeaway be that our industry is equipped and ready to

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Weekly Update — Teach employees to upsell, Seattle small business relief, Hospitality Summits

[HUB] How to teach your employees how to upsell We’ve prepared a brand new training video intended for your servers — be they total novices or talented beginners ready to

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Weekly Update — Managing labor costs by motivating employees, new Seattle tax proposal, Hospitality Summits

[HUB] Managing labor costs by motivating workers A best practice to reduce the high costs of turnover is to not lose good workers in the first place — we can

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Weekly Update — Meals and breaks guidance, Coronavirus, King County jobs tax bill

[HUB] Meals and breaks, updated guidance With increased attention to the laws on meals and rest breaks, Washington Hospitality Association members may access the most up-to-date guidance on this topic

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Weekly Update — Minimum wage impact, cut costs with training, 42-inch bar barrier WIN

[HUB] How training helps you cut costs With new training regulations passing year after year, the Education Foundation is committed to helping you stay in compliance. Find out how when

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Winter Storm Prep Q&A

Q&A Your real-world questions answered by the Washington Hospitality Association Q: What areas of the state are most likely to get big winter storms? A: Counties most at risk of

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Best practices: How planning and communication will make your business snow ready

  By Jillian Henze, APR Senior Communications Manager jillianh@wahospitality.org OLYMPIA – December is the official start of winter and that means snow and windstorms are coming, sending Washington restaurant owners

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Let WorkSourceWA and LinkedIn solve your labor shortage

By Chad Pearson, business outreach, Employment Security Department Typically, promoting your business increases the number of reservations at your business. The same thing applies to promoting open positions at your

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What is a no-match letter?

The Restaurant Law Center of the National Restaurant Association issued guidance on April 25, 2019, regarding no-match letters. What’s a ‘no-match’ letter? The Social Security Administration (SSA) will send so-called

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COMPLIMENTARY TRAINING: BEST’s Inhospitable to Human Trafficking Training

“We are woven into the fabric of the daily lives of our guests and team members. As a result, hospitality industry leaders are recognizing the important role we play in preventing

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From the CEO: A Lesson to Remember

By Anthony Anton, president and CEO of the Washington Hospitality Association My father, Basil Anton, wasn’t the only one in my family who owned restaurants. In fact, many of my

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You Can Automate That: Using HR technology to work smarter, not harder

By Morgan Huether, Andy Cook and Alina Day   Scheduling — HotSchedules A technology solution can streamline scheduling, shift swapping and help you stay in compliance with secure scheduling if

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Eye on Hospitality: Resources to Help Remain Compliant with Current Immigration Laws

By Paul Schlienz   As the hospitality industry faces a labor shortage, and the U.S. is embattled in fierce debates over immigration, the Washington Hospitality Association spoke with Davis Bae,